Things about ASTM-E631-15: Standard terminology of Building Constructions.
1.1 This Terminology consists of terms and definitions pertaining to the subject field of buildings and building construction, and in particular, terms related to the standards generated by ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings.
1.2 The purpose of this Terminology is to provide preferred and admitted designations along with the meanings and explanations of technical concepts applied in the subject field of buildings and construction, written for both the non-expert and the expert user.
1.3 This comprehensive Terminology standard contains all ASTM standardized definitions generated in ASTM Committee E06 that are considered general in nature. Beyond this comprehensive terminology, there are also separate terminology standards that have been developed within Committee E06 by a number of technical subcommittees.
1.3.1 These separate general terminologies are created relative to specific subject fields and the terminological entries have been grouped for convenient use. Some terminology data contained in those other subsidiary terminology standards also appear in this comprehensive standard.